Meet Our Team of Veterinarians
We’re very fortunate to have so many skilled veterinarians working on our team in Orland Park. As pet owners themselves, they know how much your companion means to you, which is why they’re committed to helping you share as many happy, healthy years together as possible. Call us at (708) 478-7788.
Jared Settle, DVM
Dr. Jared Settle grew up in Mount Vernon, IL. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. His special interests include surgery and orthopedics. Dr. Settle enjoys watching the St. Louis Cardinals, hunting, fishing and spending time with his pet turtle, Moldy.
Sarah Webb, DVM
Dr. Sarah Webb grew up in a small town in Southeastern Iowa. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in biology and received her DVM from Iowa State University in 2006. Outside of work, Dr. Webb enjoys spending time with her family and their pets, Violet and Tryla.
Lisa Lukas, DVM
Dr. Lisa Lukas grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago. She earned her B.S. in Biology from the University of Illinois and then received her DVM in 2009. Her special interests include animal behavior, canine rehabilitation and internal medicine. Dr. Lukas enjoys hiking, horseback riding, and agility training with her dog.
Ashley Sawa, DVM
Dr. Ashely Sawa grew up in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. She received her degree in biology from Illinois State University, and received her DVM from University of Illinois in 2016. Her interests include internal medicine and oncology. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family, friends, and Golden Retriever, Delilah.
Julia Brooks, DVM
Dr. Julia Brooks grew up in Reddick, IL. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in biology and a minor in English and Chemistry. She then earned her DVM in 2014 from the University of Illinois. Her interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Outside of work she enjoys hiking with her dogs Ellie and Chloe, reading, and spending time with her family.
Melissa Newberg, DVM
Dr. Melissa Newberg grew up on a farm in Northwestern Iowa. She attended Briar Cliff University where she majored in biology and then later received her DVM from Iowa State University in 1997. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, biking and spending time with her family and pets.
Gwen Pawlowski, DVM
Dr. Gwen Pawlowski is originally from Michigan. She received a degree in zoology from Michigan State University and later returned to MSU to complete her DVM in 2007. Dr. Pawlowski then finished a small animal internship in the Chicago area. She enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her family, friends and pets.
Sara Schultz, DVM
Dr. Schultz is originally from Oak Lawn, IL. She received a degree in Biology from East Carolina University in 2003 and later earned her DVM from University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She has a professional interest in exotic animal medicine and feline medicine. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her awesome family.
Kailash Banasure, DVM
Dr. Banasure (Dr. Bana) grew up in India. He graduated from Nagpur Veterinary College, Nagpur, India in 1997. He also has a Master’s degree in Animal Biotechnology from India, and a second Master’s degree in Microbiology from University of Guelph in Canada. After pursuing a career in research for some time, he decided to return to clinical medicine, and has been practicing small animal medicine since 2010 in both Canada and the US. His special interests include soft tissue surgery, orthopedics, and dentistry. Dr. Bana has three feline pets at home—Kitkur, Timbit and Orca. In his free time, Dr. Bana enjoys swimming, watching movies and exploring new places.
Brianna Scribano, DVM
Dr. Scribano earned her DVM from the University of Illinois in 2020. She has always been interested in science and the medical field, so she chose veterinary medicine for the diversity of the field and her deep love of animals.
Dr. Scribano has one dog of her own at home named Shamrock who is a Wheaton Terrier and German Shepherd mix. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, running, and spending time with her friends and her pet.
Cassandra Wolsic, DVM
Dr. Wolsic received both her Master of Science degree in agricultural education and her DVM from the University of Illinois, graduating in 2016. She is looking to complete her acupuncture certification in March 2022.
Dr. Wolsic always loved horses and originally wanted to be an equine veterinarian. However, while in veterinary school she was raising 2 kids and at the time of graduation, she decided to try out small animal medicine. Dr. Wolsic really enjoyed the cases she worked with and thus decided to continue her career in small animal medicine.
The most rewarding aspect of being a veterinarian is collaborating with other vets; from teaching new graduates to learning from senior clinicians. Additionally, Dr. Wolsic is passionate about canine and feline rehabilitation and utilizing alternative therapies like acupuncture, chiropractic, and laser therapy for the long-term management of chronic conditions.
Along with her 2 children, Dr. Wolsic also has 4 dogs and 2 horses: Sport, an Australian Cattle Dog; Ghost, an Australian Shepherd; Fiona, a German Shepherd, Gus, a Pug; and horses Elmo and Diamond. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her friends and family, and horseback riding.